Nanomedicine: Sizing up targets with nanoparticles

Minchin, Rod (2008) Nanomedicine: Sizing up targets with nanoparticles. Nature Nanotechnology, 3 1: 12-13. doi:10.1038/nnano.2007.433

Author Minchin, Rod
Title Nanomedicine: Sizing up targets with nanoparticles
Journal name Nature Nanotechnology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1748-3387
Publication date 2008-01-01
Year available 2008
Sub-type Other
DOI 10.1038/nnano.2007.433
Open Access Status
Volume 3
Issue 1
Start page 12
End page 13
Total pages 2
Editor P.Rodgers
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Nature Publishing Group
Language eng
Subject 111201 Cancer Cell Biology
920102 Cancer and Related Disorders
Abstract Nanoparticles have many potential medical applications but their behaviour in the body is poorly understood. New studies in mice show that particles that don't have targeting molecules attached can selectively enter certain organs solely on the basis of their charge and size.
Keyword Genetics & Heredity
Genetics & Heredity
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Other
Collections: 2009 Higher Education Research Data Collection
School of Biomedical Sciences Publications
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